Our DuPage County contested estate lawyers explain how probate claims work in the following companion article.
In probate cases, the administrator or executor of the estate is responsible for utilizing the assets of the deceased to pay for any liabilities of the state. If someone has a cause of action against the executor, they can file a claim against the estate. In this article, our DuPage County probate claims attorneys explain the deadline to file a probate claim and how to file a claim. We also explain the process for litigating a disputed probate claim and the priority in which probate claims must be paid.